This video features the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC, Michelle Hammer, a Schizophrenic girl living in New York City. She set up a video security camera to record herself having psychotic episodes, to show that they are not dangerous, or violent. What did you learn from this video?
Schizophrenic.NYC teamed up with Students with Psychosis and will be asking students a series of questions. Here is the first. On Instagram, we asked the question, "What Were Your Early Symptoms Of Psychosis?" These are the answers. "Religious Messages From GOD" @Ashtea553 "Often Times I Would Remain Silent" @MYMINDMATTERS.JPG "I [...]
Schizophrenic.NYC's main slogan since the beginning has been "Don't Be Paranoid, You Look Great." At first, we didn't even have merchandise that said that slogan, however due to popular demand, we started a whole collection. On Instagram, we asked the question, "What does 'Don't Be Paranoid, You Look Great.' mean to you?" These are [...]
Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC was interviewed on Base Camp Podcast. Sam and Jasmine talk to experts about inner speech (sometimes called the internal narrative) after reading a suspicious tweet. Fun fact: some people have an internal narrative and some don't As in, some people's thoughts are like sentences they "hear", and some [...]
The NAMI-NYS Perspectives series features perspectives from a wide range of guests from our community including prominent figures, NAMI-NYS leaders, and general NAMI-NYS members. This episode features Michelle Hammer and Cecilia McGough.
by Michelle Hammer Living in New York City these days has meant living in fear. One constant has been the daily briefings from New York’s Governor, Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo gives an update about new cases of COVID-19 in the city and information about how New Yorkers can stay safe. All in all, he has been great during this [...]
by Nathan Shuherk I’m not sure I ever uttered the exact phrase, “2020 is going to be my year,” but I likely said something similar enough. And while the sentimentality was nice, it now seems daft. April 2020 is starting, finally. March seemed to last an entire decade, and the concept of a fun, [...]
Tom Ahern is a counsellor and founder of ‘Mind Mate Counselling’, an online counselling program for driven individuals who are ready to establish a vision for their lives and reduce anxious thoughts. As a counsellor, Tom Ahern has a specific interest helping people with trauma related issues—and its many branches which include OCD, panic [...]
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Listen to Schizophrenic.NYC Founder, Michelle Hammer on Visceral Concepts Podcast! Welcome to episode 96! In today's podcast Visceral Concepts Founder Michael McNew is joined by special guest Michelle Hammer of Schizophrenic.NYC, a fashion brand focused on creating conversations around mental health. She's got some great knowledge, ideas, and advice for small business owners who [...]
by Megan Griffith Michelle is the founder of Schizophrenic NYC, a mental health advocacy clothing line operating out of New York City. Previously an award-winning graphic designer, in May of 2015 Michelle decided she wanted to work for herself and do what she could to end the stigma against mental health conditions. She created Schizophrenic [...]
- Guest Post by Christine Coen, NYC Based Functional Nutrition Dietitian & Fitness Specialist Eight years ago I was hired for my dream job as a Personal Trainer and Dietitian. It was also the year I was hit with my first experience with depression, anxiety and binge eating disorder. Before this, exercise and eating [...]
During RETHINK week, Michelle and Students With Psychosis worked with many other psychosis advocates producing videos and photos. Here are some of the awesome media that was produced. Cecilia McGough Cecilia McGough is a New York City-based mental health activist, writer, media consultant, and [...]
Join Jason Wright of OddBall Magazine and Michelle Hammer of Schizophrenic.NYC the hippest clothing brand in NYC, Live and in color. What happens when you put two people like Michelle and Jason in a room together? Pure podcasting magic. The coversation flows and time flies in this episode of the Oddball Show. Check it [...]
The founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Michelle Hammer, sat down with Lauren Kennedy of Living Well With Schizophrenia to discuss a huge topic in the mental health field. Political Correct-ness what is it when it comes to mental health? Labels. People will argue and argue over person-first language vs. identity-first language. Lauren goes by person-first. Michelle [...]
My primary carer when growing up was my father. As a painter/schizophrenic HE was the best of playmates. His vivid imagination and heightened good moods made him the most exciting and fun person to play with. It was on his downward spirals however, when his paranoia got the best of him. At these times [...]
On March 6, 2020, Schizophrenic.NYC will be having a protest fashion show at the Rethink Gala by Students With Psychosis. It is going to be an awesome event at 270 seven events in New York, New York. Tickets are still available so get them quick! GET TICKETS [...]
This is Michelle Hammer. She has Schizophrenia and her security camera caught her on camera having a psychotic episode. She set up her security camera in hopes of catching herself in psychotic episodes to show people that Schizophrenia is not scary, dangerous or frightening. Nobody is ever hurt in any of the videos. It [...]
About a month ago Schizophrenic.NYC was contacted by a new website title depressed.nyc, a website about depression in New York City. We learned that the statisitc is that 1 in 10 New Yorkers are depresssed. We immediatly wanted to collaborate. Depressed.nyc founder Brandon Diamond decided to do an improv show at THE PIT-NYC for [...]
Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC was interviewed by Karina Margit Erdelyi at Psycom.net.Profiles in Mental Health Courage: The Fashion Designer Who Has SchizophreniaMeet Michelle Hammer. She's battling the stigma of mental health one design at a time.To help break the stereotypes and de-stigmatize the condition, Psycom sat down with Michelle Hammer, a leading light in NYC’s [...]
Schizophrenia isn't always scary. A lot of it is just talking to yourself throughout the day. I bought a security camera to catch myself in moments while I am talking to myself. I promise there is nobody in the room and I am acting completely delusional and having hallucinations. I was not scared at [...]
The Founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Mental Health Clothing Brand will be speaking about her life growing up with Schizophrenia at NAMI Queens/Nassau. It is taking place on January, 15th 2020 at 7pm. Here is some info from their website: January Meeting Featuring: Michelle Hammer Join us January 15th at 7 PM in welcoming Michelle Hammer [...]
We are so excited to announce that Schizophrenic.NYC has launched a brand ambassador program. We would love to collaborate with you! Schizophrenic.NYC is looking for mental health aware, passionate people to join our community. If you have a love for social media, engaging with others, and spreading awareness for mental health, please fill out [...]
Schizophrenic.NYC Featured in NYCityNewsService.com. The Article is about; New Yorkers With Auditory Hallucinations Battle Stigmas: Fear of judgment makes it difficult to be open about the condition and its challenges. Several years ago, Michelle Hammer noticed a homeless man on the subway raising his hands and shaking his head from side to side. Hammer, [...]